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Old October 27th, 2006
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I downloaded and installed LimeWire. When I was done, it said it was corrupted and to un-install and then re-install. When I go to the link that was sent to my email and I put in the pincode that was given to me in the email it says this:

We did not receive your payment or your payment is not completed yet. The product has not been sent!

Can someone help me with this issue. Also when I was searching for music when it was installed every song I was trying to find it was telling me that it could not find a license. Does anyone know anything about that?

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Hi Jennifer,
Where did you buy LW from?? Was it www.limewire.com? That's the official website. LW basic is free, LW Pro costs $18.88 USD & covers you for 6 months of updates & email support. There's no pin to enter...if you buy Pro, you'll recieve a link to your Pro personal download page & that's only after your payment's been processed.

If you bought from another site, you've been scammed & should contact your bank/CC company to report this. They will possibly be able to cancel the transaction for you.

If you did buy from a scam site, I'd suggest you go to the official site & download the free basic version Have a look through the link below, it has info about so-called memberships & scam sites:
Membership? - **WARNING ** BEWARE** - Download p2p Clients ONLY Thru Official Sites

The license problem that you were having is simple to overcome, have a look in the thread below for instructions
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Well I went to the LimeWire website and downloaded it. And it was for the basic not the PRO. But it asked for a $3.50 donation.
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Ok I got it download again. But I'm still having problems with the license. I went to the thread about that and did it but there is no change.
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Well I went to the LimeWire website and downloaded it. And it was for the basic not the PRO. But it asked for a $3.50 donation.
Then it was obviously not the LW website. The LW website does not ask for donations.
http://www.limewire.com/english/content/download.shtml Can you show me the link to the page that asked for donations?

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Let me see what I can find about that site I found, and I will let you know.
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